At 11 weeks they told me to abort you.
It’s the most common “treatment” for this condition:
Uncontrollable, Spontaneous, Endless Vomiting,
Simultaneous Diarrhea and Constipation,
Esophageal Damage, Bleeding Gums
Pytalism, Heartburn, Acid Reflux
Anemia, Low Blood Pressure
Confusion, Body Odor, Incontinence
Food Aversions, Motion Sickness, Headache
Chronic Fatigue, and Depression.
(Finding out who your real friends are.)
Medical Advice from those without a license,
a drop of compassion,
or a clue.
Little Boy Blue
I’ve learned this:
YOU ARE NOT A CONDITION.
You’re more than the sum of your physical parts.
You’re my baby,
the apple of His eye.
and gift to us.
You’re alive and well despite all the
complications, interventions, medications, and
38 weeks and 2 days:
Hyperemesis Gravidarum has not defeated me,
and Blue -
I will not give up on you.